Directors, Supervisors & Management
Honorary Chairman
WANG Xiaochu
Executive Directors
SUN Kangmin
Chairman
SI Furong
President
HOU Rui
Executive Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer
Non-executive Director
LI Zhengmao
Independent Non-executive Directors
ZHAO Chunjun
SIU Wai Keung, Francis
LV Tingjie
WU Taishi
LIU Linfei
Mr. WANG Xiaochu (王曉初)
age 59, is the Honorary Chairman(1) of our Company. Mr. Wang is currently the Chairman of China United Network Communications Group Company Limited and an Executive Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited. Prior to that, Mr. Wang was the Chairman of China Telecommunications Corporation, and an Executive Director, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Telecom Corporation Limited. Mr. Wang was also the Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of the Company.

Note: (1) Honorary Chairman is not a member of the Board and does not have any power or right to vote on any matters considered by the Board.

Mr. SUN Kangmin (孫康敏)
age 59, is the Chairman of our Board of Directors and an Executive Director of our Company in charge of our overall management. Mr. Sun is also the Vice President of China Telecommunications Corporation, an Executive Director and Executive Vice President of China Telecom Corporation Limited and a Director of China Tower Corporation Limited. Mr. Sun is a senior engineer and holds a bachelor degree. Mr. Sun served as Head of the Information Industry Department of Sichuan Province, Director General of Communication Administration Bureau of Sichuan Province, Chairman and General Manager of Sichuan Telecom Company Limited. Mr. Sun has 33 years of operational and managerial experience in the telecommunications industry in China.
Mr. SI Furong (司芙蓉)
age 56, is the President and an Executive Director of our Company responsible for our daily operations and management. Mr. Si is also the Managing Director of the Sideline Industrial Management Department of China Telecommunications Corporation, a Director of China Tower Corporation Limited and the Chairman of China Communications Services International Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Si graduated from Information Engineering University in 1982 with a bachelor degree in radio communications. He also received an EMBA degree from Peking University Guanghua School of Management in 2006. Mr. Si previously served as the Director of the Corporate Affairs Department of China Telecommunications Corporation, the Director of the Corporate Affairs Department of China Telecom Corporation Limited, the General Manager of Shaanxi Telecom Company Limited of China Telecommunications Corporation, the General Manager of Shaanxi branch of China Telecom Corporation Limited, the General Manager of China Telecommunications Corporation Shaanxi network asset branch and Chairman of Shaanxi Communication Services Company Limited. Prior to joining China Telecommunications Corporation, Mr. Si was the Deputy Director of the Personnel Department of the Ministry of Information Industry. Mr. Si has 32 years of operational and managerial experience in the telecommunications industry in China.
Ms. HOU Rui (侯銳)
age 47, is an Executive Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of our Company. Ms. Hou received a master degree in Management Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 1995 and a master degree in International Commercial Accounting from The University of New South Wales in 2002. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Hou was Deputy Managing Director of the Finance Department in China Telecommunications Corporation. Prior to that, Ms. Hou served as Divisional Director of General Finance Division and Budgeting Division of China Telecommunications Corporation's Finance Department and the Director and the Chief Accountant of Guangxi Telecom Company. Ms. Hou has 22 years of experience in telecommunications industry and financial management.
Mr. LI Zhengmao (李正茂)
age 55, is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Li is the Vice President of China Mobile Communications Corporation, and the Director and Deputy General Manager of China Mobile Communication Company Limited. Mr. Li received a doctorate degree of radio engineering from the Southeast University. Mr. Li previously served as a professor of radio engineering, the Deputy Director of the Science and Technology Institute for the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China and the Director of national key laboratory. Mr. Li has held various positions in the China United Telecommunications Corporation, including the Deputy Head of the Network Technology Department, the Head of the Wireless Communication Department, the Head of the Technology Department and the Deputy Chief Engineer. He was also the Executive Director and Vice President of China Unicom Limited, the General Manager of the Yunnan branch of China United Telecommunications Corporation, and the Director and Deputy General Manager of China United Telecommunications Corporation. Mr. Li has extensive experience in telecommunications technology and business operations.
Mr. ZHAO Chunjun (趙純均)
age 76, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Zhao was an Independent Non-Executive Director of China ZhengTong Auto Services Holdings Limited, an Independent Director of China United Network Communications Limited, the Chairman of the Supervisory Committee of Tongfang Co., Limited, an Independent Director of Daheng New Epoch Technology, Inc. and Bank of China Investment Management Company Limited, and an Independent Non-Executive Director of Dongfang Electric Corporation Limited. Mr. Zhao graduated from Tsinghua University in the PRC. He was Dean of the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University, and previously served as Executive/First Vice Dean.
Mr. SIU Wai Keung, Francis (蕭偉強)
age 63, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Siu is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of the following listed companies, including GuocoLand Limited, CITIC Limited, CGN Power Co., Limited and China International Capital Corporation Limited. Mr. Siu is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Beijing Gao Hua Securities Company Limited and BHG Retail Trust Management Pte. Ltd.. Mr. Siu previously acted as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Hua Xia Bank Co., Limited, Beijing Hualian Hypermarket Company Limited, Hop Hing Group Holdings Limited, Shunfeng International Clean Energy Limited and China Huishan Dairy Holdings Co., Ltd..

Mr. Siu graduated from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting and Financial Management in 1979. He is also a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He joined KPMG Manchester, UK in 1979, returned to Hong Kong in 1986 and became a partner of KPMG Hong Kong in 1993. He was previously a Senior Partner of KPMG Shanghai Office, a Senior Partner of KPMG Beijing Office as well as a Senior Partner of Northern Region, KPMG China. Mr. Siu has been in the accounting profession for over 30 years.
Mr. LV Tingjie (呂廷杰)
age 62, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Lv graduated from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications with a master's degree, and obtained a doctorate degree from Kyoto University of Japan. Mr. Lv is now a professor and doctoral tutor at the School of Economics and Management of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Mr. Lv also serves as the Director of the Teaching and Research Centre for E-commerce in Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications and the Director of the Academic Committee of "Information Management and Information Economics Key Laboratory" of the Ministry of Education. Mr. Lv is currently an Independent Non-executive Director of Beijing Digital Telecom Co., Ltd., and also an Independent Director of China United Network Communications Limited, Gohigh Data Networks Technology Co., Ltd., BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd. and Shenzhen Aisidi Co., Ltd. Mr. Lv is also a member of the Technology Committee and a member of Telecommunication Economics Expert Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, a Deputy Director of the E-commerce Instruction Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Education, a member of the Technology Committee of China Post Group Corporation, a Standing Director of the International Telecommunications Society and a Standing Vice Chairman of China Information Economics Society. Mr. Lv used to serve as an Independent Non-executive Director of Global Link Communications Holdings Limited, and also a consultant for the business management and strategic development in many telecommunication enterprises and provide advice and solutions to their development and reform. Mr. Lv has a deep insight in the development of China's communication industry and the management of telecommunication enterprises with extensive management experience.
Mr. WU Taishi (吳太石)
age 70, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Wu graduated from Department of Management of Fudan University with a bachelor degree in economics, majoring in Industrial Economics. Mr. Wu is a certified public accountant in the PRC and a senior accountant at researcher level. Mr. Wu is now an Independent Director of Power Construction Corporation of China, Ltd. and an External Director of China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group. Mr. Wu used to serve as a Deputy Chief Economist and Chief Accountant of Shanghai Carrier Rocket Assembly Plant, Director of Finance Bureau of Aviation Industry Corporation of China, General Manager of the Research & Development Department and Director of Postdoctoral work station of the Head Office of Bank of Communication, and an Independent Non-executive Director of China Railway Construction Corporation Limited. Mr. Wu has extensive experience in financial management.
Mr. LIU Linfei (劉林飛)
age 60, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of our Company. Mr. Liu is currently an attorney and a senior partner of Jun He Law Offices. He graduated from Heilongjiang University with a bachelor degree in 1982 and obtained a Master of Laws from the University of International Relations in Beijing in 1985, after which he served in the research office under the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. He went to the United States in the autumn of 1987 and studied in the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University and served as an intern in the Congress of the United States. He enrolled in the School of Law of the University of Kansas in the United States in 1989 and graduated in 1992 with a Juris Doctor degree, after which he practiced in a law firm in the United States and was qualified as a practicing lawyer in the United States. He joined the Jun He Law Offices as a partner in early 1995. His practice primarily covers international legal affairs, in particular, foreign direct investment, international mergers and acquisitions and infrastructure and project finance.